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Color City

Published 3 December 2018

The grand opening of NBC’s new colour studios in Burbank, California, is celebrated by the ‘NBC Chimes’ staff magazine in 1955

Tele marks of 1966

Published 28 September 2018

Fusion magazine looks back over an eventful year for Rediffusion

How Britannia Rules Her Wavelengths

Published 9 July 2018

Norman Collins is disappointed with the government’s White Paper on Broadcasting Policy in 1967

Have faith in colour

Published 5 July 2018

Lord Bernstein thinks that colour is a waste of money. The Daily Telegraph in 1969 does not

Three year diary

Published 18 May 2018

The 1964 contract renewal won, Howard Thomas explains what ABC will be doing for the next three years

Eurovision Network in 1967

Published 11 May 2018

Inside the technical developments pioneered by the European Broadcasting Union in 1967

A year of colour

Published 23 April 2018

David Attenborough looks back at a year of BBC-2 in colour

Think again!

Published 3 April 2018

The Daily Express is outraged in 1966 when the government announces there will be no colour on BBC-1 and ITV

If only he could be here now…

Published 14 August 2017

Margaret Baird talks to the TVTimes in 1969 about her life with the inventor of television

How ITV set the pace in colour

Published 12 June 2017

Colour comes to ITV, courtesy of tests done by ITA chief engineer Howard Steele

ITV: the answer to complaints

Published 9 May 2017

The ITA answers back to critics who say ITV is too violent and commercial

Face up to colour

Published 15 November 2016

The changes the make-up artists at Thames, Yorkshire and ATV had to make for the introduction of colour TV

It all began with green stripes on my face

Published 15 November 2016

Noele Gordon remembers testing colour television with John Logie Baird in the 1930s

We broke the code

Published 2 February 2016

I think we now know ‘what’, but not ‘why’

Thames goes colour

Published 10 July 2015

A little campaign for a big change

Having faith in colour

Published 26 January 2015

Sydney Bernstein argues against going colour in 1969

Getting 2 colour

Published 25 July 2014

The BBC encourages us to tune our sets correctly for BBC-2 and colour in 1968